A vintage, French design pearl and diamond cross-over twist ring giving a marvellous show on the hand. If is set with two principal pearls measuring 8.16mm and 833mm diameter, and both are assessed as Akoya. One of the pearls is a cream colour with pink overtones, and the second pearl is grey with green and pink overtones. Both of the pearls have medium to thick nacre with skins fair to good, good lustre and near round shape. They are set within swirling, cross over shoulders and each shoulder is set with eight single cut diamonds approx 1.40mm diameter and grain set to the plain polished white band. The total weight of the 16 diamonds is approx. 0.16ct and the colour and claritity is assessed as H-I and VS-SI.
There are French assay marks for 18ct white gold on the outside of the band, together with a maker's mark. It is finger size 5 (US/Canada); J1/2 (UK/Australia), and only minimal resizing is possible due to the design of the ring.